By Rachel Bluth, courtesy of Kaiser Health News Denise Sleeper has sold her home, spent most of her retirement savings and quit her job to care for her husband since his Alzheimer’s disease struck [...]
By Steve Tokar, UCSF News People who sleep five or fewer hours a night are likely to drink more sugary caffeinated drinks, such as sodas and energy drinks, according to a new study of more [...]
By Jocelyn Wiener, Kaiser Health News One out of five California adults with children living in their homes were beaten, kicked or physically abused when they were children, and one in ten were sexually [...]
The City Council was set Tuesday night to pass what seemed to be an uncontroversial law to enact the Measure KK Affordable Housing and Infrastructure Bond, which was approved by voters last week.
The dispute over Oakland’s new cannabis regulations is fundamentally an argument over fairness. Does equity require that the city’s cannabis business licenses be granted to the “pioneers” who came to Oakland to set up [...]
A team at the Oakland and San Francisco campuses of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, UCSF, and UC Berkeley have been awarded $1.2 million o help advance precision medicine in the state.
By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley During downtime, some of us daydream while others might focus on a to-do list, or get stuck in a negative loop. Psychology has traditionally defined all these thought patterns [...]
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA) has been awarded more than $140 million by the California Department of Health Care Services for an ambitious and innovative program that aims to improve health outcomes for [...]
The Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center announced the receipt of an anonymous gift of $4,000,000 to help with early breast detection, targeting African American women.
By Nina Bai, UCSF News A new study by UC San Francisco researchers found that even moderate alcohol consumption may change the structure of the heart in ways that increase the risk of atrial [...]